Monthly Archives: October 2015

British Trade Union Delegation Meets Ukrainian Unions in Kyiv

British trade unions have visited the independent trade unions of Ukraine From the website of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine: Translation by Marko Bojcun A meeting took place in Kyiv today between representatives of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU), including the Independent Union of Miners of Ukraine […]

Ukrainian Unions Mark World Day for Decent Work:

Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine mark the World Day of Decent Work: “End Corporate Greed” Ukrainian trade unions led by the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) took to the streets of Central Kyiv in joint solidarity with all workers around the Globe to demonstrate unity and the determined struggle for […]

National Union of Mineworkers Affiliates to Ukraine Solidarity Campaign

The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign welcomes the decision of the National Union of Mineworkers to affiliate to our campaign.   The NUM is a trade union which holds immense respect in the labour movement and we are honoured and privileged to have them as a supporter. The NUM has a longstanding relationship with the trade union movement […]

англійської профспілки до українських робітників

 англійської профспілки до українських робітників JOIN A TRADE UNION! APPEAL TO UKRAINIAN WORKERS Published here is an appeal directed to Ukrainian émigré workers to join trade unions and participate in our labour movement.  It was published by Vpered a Ukrainian workers paper published by the emigre Ukrainian Revolutionary-Democratic Party, formed by socialist refugees in Europe […]


Ukraine Solidarity Campaign has reported on the threat to trade union rights by the new Labour Code of Ukraine.   Meanwhile workers of Ukraine are in an even worse situation in the occupied territory of the ‘Luhansk Peoples Republic’ in East Ukraine.  Previously independent trade unions were banned by the authorities in Luhansk. Leading trade union […]